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Home to school transport from 8 March

With the full re-opening of schools from Monday, 8 March, 2021 all home to school transport arrangements will revert to their pre-lockdown arrangements, as they were at the end of term in December 2020. This means that: If your child has not attended since December They have been attending but travelling on a different school […]

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Speech and language services survey launched

Speech and language services supports many children and young people in our area to overcome difficulties in how they communicate or with eating, drinking and swallowing. They are vital services to help children and young people get the most out of these important years of their lives and support their families. Currently the service is […]

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Occupational Therapy survey launched

Occupational therapy supports many children and young people in our area to overcome challenges and be able to take part activities that are important to them alongside their families, friends and classmates. In North East Lincolnshire we are committed to improving access to these important services and we’re keen to hear the views of families, […]

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All students to return to school and college from 8 March and what you need to know

Read this blog post from the Department for Educaiton on returning to school on 8 March. From Monday 8 March, schools and colleges will open to all pupils with asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in place. University students on practical courses will also return on Monday 8 March. The return of all pupils is a priority in […]

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Creative Connections competition

The Creative Connections Competition is open from 1- 31 March this year. Creative Connections is a competition organised locally by young people from Youth Action group for young people as part of a Young Advisors lottery funded project.  The theme is ‘reducing loneliness and isolation through creating connections’ and is open to young people aged […]

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Live chat function on SENDIASS website

“At the beginning of February North East Lincolnshire SENDIASS launched our new website. Please take a look at it and feel free to save the URL to your favourites and pass our details on to anyone who this may be helpful to. “The SENDIASS website includes specific information about the service we offer along with […]

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SEND Annual surveys extended

The SEND Annual surveys have been extended until 8 March. The survey only takes about five minutes to complete. I am a child or young person I am a parent or carer Both surveys can be found on the ‘Have your say‘ page. What you tell us makes a real difference to what we can […]

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24/7 access to books and magazines using Libby Reading App

NORTH East Lincolnshire’s residents can browse, borrow and enjoy even more eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines from Lincs Inspire Libraries through the award-winning Libby reading app. Digital books, previously available through the RBdigital app, will be moved to the library’s OverDrive service and made available through Libby from Tuesday, February 23. OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries […]

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Help plan SEND services

Find more information on speaking up for yourself and others in the Humber to develop a big plan with Inclusion North. Inclusion North are working with the Humber Transforming Care Partnership to help them to develop their vision and big plan for people with a learning disability and autistic people. We are looking for local […]

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Free writing workshops for children and young people over half term

Children and young people aged 11-25 are invited to creatively share their perspectives on the theme of ‘reducing loneliness and isolation through creative connections’. You can share your perspectives on the theme through a poem, short story, letter, script, song or article if you enjoy writing.  For the more artistic you might share a drawing, […]

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Disabled Children: A Legal Handbook 3rd edition

Disabled Children: a legal handbook is an authoritative yet accessible guide to the legal rights of disabled children and their families in England. The authors expertly navigate the many, often overlapping, sources of law, explaining the difference between what public bodies must do to support disabled children and that which they may do. The handbook aims […]

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Ryan’s success story. An apprenticeship and employment

Ryan who has Aspergers Syndrome said he was ‘over the moon’ when he had passed his Level 2 Health Care Support Worker Apprenticeship, gaining a Merit and succuring sustained employment with Vulnerable Adult Day Services. Throughout his education, from leaving college and gaining his degree in Sport and Exercise Science at University Ryan has demonstrated […]

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Safer Internet Day 2021 – An internet we trust

Read the full content. Today on Safer Internet Day the UK Safer Internet Centre is inviting everyone to play their part in making the internet a better place. Celebrated globally and coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, Safer Internet Day is a great opportunity to talk to your family and friends […]

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Free audiobooks available from Listening Charity

The UK charity Listening Books has improved and relaunched their website and have limited free memberships for those who cannot afford the £20 annual fee. Read thier press release below. Disability charity enhance their service for children and young adults in education with new look website The UK charity Listening Books have launched the perfect […]

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It’s Time to Talk

Celebrate Time to Talk Day with your child. Talking can help in a powerful way. Especially when you feel someone is genuinely listening. The best way for children and young people to express themselves through conversations and to become better listeners is by practicing. Follow the hashtag #TimetoTalk on social media. Try some of these […]

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